What did Nissan actually accomplish?

What did Nissan actually accomplish?

Nissan declaring its Le Mans 24 Hours as "mission accomplished" bemuses GARY WATKINS. He looks beyond the hyperbole to investigate its lack of performance and reliability, and how these issues might shape its 2016 effort

I can't believe that Nissan was trumpeting its unclassified finish among the walking wounded at the Le Mans 24 Hours as "mission accomplished". We expect a bit of spin from underperforming manufacturers from time to time, but what we have read from the Japanese manufacturer after last weekend takes PR puff to a new extreme.

Nissan did always say that one of its goals was to get a car to the finish, but there were other stated targets that the front-wheel-drive GT-R LM NISMO didn't come remotely close to hitting. Like the one about being "significantly faster" than the best of the LMP2s. Or simply being credible.

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